Richard Murray is a firm believer that the best outcome for Polsinelli’s clients begins with an understanding of their business objectives and how disputes or potential litigation affects those objectives. As a shareholder in the firm’s litigation practice, his practice focuses on commercial and business disputes and health care litigation. Richard also assists with cases involving real estate and construction litigation issues. He has substantial experience in complex litigation and has successfully defended against multi-million dollar claims at both the trial court and appellate court levels. He has been awarded a peer review rating of AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell.®
Before joining Polsinelli, Richard represented physicians, dentists, registered nurses, and health care facilities in professional liability and licensure board matters. Prior to private practice, he served as a judicial law clerk for Justice Nathan B. Coats on the Colorado Supreme Court. Richard’s experience also includes internships with Justice Allison Eid on the Colorado Supreme Court and Judge David Furman on the Colorado Court of Appeals, as well as with the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means, the Colorado House of Representatives, and the Denver City Attorney’s Office.
Richard has been honored as one of the Top 25 Most Influential Young Professionals in Colorado by ColoradoBiz magazine, as a five-time "Rising Star" in Colorado Super Lawyers, and as a "Compleat Lawyer" by Law Week Colorado. Richard is also active in the Colorado legal community. He has served as the First Vice President and the Second Vice President of the Denver Bar Association. He currently serves on the Board of Governors for the Colorado Bar Association, on the University of Colorado Law School’s Law Alumni Board, and on the Board of Directors for CLE in Colorado, Inc. Richard also serves on the statewide Colorado Access to Justice Commission by appointment of the President of the Colorado Senate.